Computer Science Faculty Member

Elon University’s Department of Computer Science invites applications for a full-time Tenure or Lecture Track position, beginning mid-August 2022.  Applications are welcome from all areas of specialization within Computer Science.

Tenure Track applicants must have a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field prior to the start date and must demonstrate an ability to maintain an active research agenda that includes an interest in mentoring undergraduate research projects. Faculty in Tenure Track typically teach six courses per year.

Lecture Track applicants must have at least a Master’s degree in Computer Science or a closely related field prior to the start date. Lecture Track faculty are expected to teach seven courses per year and are encouraged to mentor students in experiences that may include projects, internships, and undergraduate research.

Elon University seeks faculty able to support our teacher-scholar-mentor model of student engagement.  In each track, successful candidates must demonstrate strong interest in teaching at the undergraduate level, engaging in service to the institution and participating in activities that promote professional development.  Occasional course reassignment opportunities are available in both tracks to help support faculty scholarship. Teaching will include courses in the Computer Science curricula (please refer to department website) and courses in the Elon Core Curriculum. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of people, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in their cover letter. Elon is a dynamic private, coeducational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning in a liberal arts based residential campus. To learn more about Elon, please visit the University web site at

Review of applications will begin on 30 November 2021 and continue until the position is filled. To be assured full consideration, applicants should attach the following materials as a single pdf in an email message to before 30 November 2021.  Required materials include:

·       cover letter that indicates the track for which the applicant is applying

·       current C.V.

·       graduate transcripts (unofficial are acceptable)

·       a teaching statement (maximum 1 page)

·       a research statement (Tenure Track applicants only; maximum 1 page)

·       diversity statement (maximum 1 page)

·       2 or 3 recommendation letters

Applicants may optionally include evidence of effective teaching as a separate file.

Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes all applicants. Applicants may direct any questions about the position to Search Committee Chairperson Dr. Pratheep Paranthaman by email at or by phone at 336-278-6233.